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growing economy this year. it is because of its rapidly growing gaming industry. >> it has been called the las vegas of the east. there are comparisons. equal doses of glitz and glamour. most of nevada's major players have staked their fortunes here. rightly so. in just a decade, macao eclipsed the world as the place for gaming. not to be outdone, and hong kong billionaire is expanding his casino resort. with the gaming revenues on the island and expected to double by 2015, he has big plans. >> we will have 10 million square feet of space is. we should be one of the top casino resorts in the world. >> 0.3 billion sanders is credited for being macao financial fortune. junket operators use slick advertisers lure high rollers to vip rooms. there are tiny state officials who use macau to launder millions in illicit earnings. it is something operators do not like talking about. >> it is hard for me to say if there are such people. i do not know. most people are above board and follow the law. >> casino executives admit a crackdown. enforcement is attracting -- attracting more of the country
as president obama pushed his plan for immigration reform in las vegas. coming just one day after the senate beat him to the punch, announcing its bipartisan proposal. president obama making remarks in las vegas. the president called for granting a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million people in the united states, currently illegally. he praised the senate's efforts in announcing an immigration proposal yesterday. that plan had a key provision, requiring tighter border security before any illegal immigrants could get citizenship. that was key to republican support. it also calls for beefing up border security and punishments for businesses that hire illegal immigrants. republicans say they will not sign off on any immigration reform that doesn't put border security first. let's go to carl cameron in washington. how do you break this down? is there a big difference from what you heard from president obama, compared to the bipartisan commission of eight senators yesterday? we heard a lot more from the so-called gang of eight. they got more granular. what we heard from the president
's this new thing in l.a. called swatting, and it's where people call 911 and claim that there's an emergency in a celebrity's house, and then the lapd freaks out and sends a swat team and helicopters over to that celebrity's house. it happened with the kardashians last week, and then it happened to chris brown yesterday. they said there was a domestic disturbance over there. it wasn't true. they -- >> those people should be arrested stwloosh absolutely. they should be arrested. >> andy, thank you for coming to see us. >> thank you for having me. >> a little bit buzzed. >> no, i'm not. >> leftovers. >> that's my morning attitude. >> while we're talking about celebrities, guess who is here, luke perry is with us. >> he is going to talk about his new movie after this. >> quite honored. >> just doesn't want to be here. there he is. >> oh. a story behind the silver of philadelphia cream cheese. it always begins with fresh, local milk, blended with real wholesome cream. going fresh from the farm, to our fridge, in just six days. because we believe in fresh taste. that's the way we set the standard
no idea. she got a call a week ago that she won a contest to come to l.a. from germany to see the parade. >> there's no way to describe it. i'm really thankful they chose my husband. it's overwhelming. >> reporter: out of so many deserving soldiers in afghanistan, sergeant pazz said he was nominated and selected for his numerous deployments, valor awards, being wounded in service, and his family situation. >> it's great honor to represent all the soldiers over there doing all these great things every day that don't get recognized. >> reporter: the couple was shy in front of the camera. >> yo look beautiful. >> reporter: but they wanted to share this embrace for all service mecmbers who can't be with their families today. >> ah. you see these reunions all the time and they never get old, right? i love it. that was kcbs's rachel kim this morning. coming after after your local news on "cbs this morning," the reaction to the last-minute agreement to avert the fiscal cliff. i'm terrell brown in new york city. this is the "cbs morning news." this the "cbs morning news." th? describe the room.
. terrell brown is tracking the storms. the 911 calls in texas. what's the threat? the flu. dr. jon lapook on the outbreak. what some women who own firearms think of the new push for gun control. >> are you ready? >> yes. >> axelrod: nancy cordes takes a look. and class act. >> i felt that way when i was in afghanistan. you know, we looked at each other as brothers. >> axelrod: moving veterans from the battlefield to the classroom. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. we're still a week away from groundhog day tonight, but in much of the country, people don't need any help figuring out winter will be with them a while longer. they can feel on their frozen faces. again tonight, temperatures are dropping below normal across much of the country. and terrell browb reports there's more snow and ice to come. >> reporter: at this volunteer tent on new york's staten island, donna graziano is helping super storm sandy victims bablgths snow and bitter cold. >> these people are living on their second floors, have no first floor vno
by his superiors in afghanistan. boomer yam had no idea. she got a call saying she had won a contest to come to l.a. from germany and see the parade. >> there is no words to describe it. really thankful they chose my husband too. and this is overwhelming. >> the couple has been married for eight years and he said it was difficult to keep such a huge secret from his wife. >> the reunited family will spend the next five days sightseeing. >> and it's going to be nice and warm down in southern california. not like it is here. >> doesn't that story give you chills? >> i was thinking goose bumps or chills from the cold weather outside. thank you for that. how cold is it be let's head outside right now. looking out towards san francisco where today's high was only in the low 50s. we were averaging 3 and 4 degrees below normal. now temperatures are going downward very rapidly. the red highlighted areas on your tv screen is we have a freeze warning in effect. this does encompass the north bay areas. blue area happens to be around san francisco. just an about everybody is going to be extremely
as it becomes available. >>> many are still reacting to president obama's immigration policy speech in las vegas yesterday where he stated that now is the time to fix what he called a broken system. republican lawmakers are warning there's only so farther willing to compromise on the issue. tracie potts is live in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. at this point moving forward, both sides need to reconcile these plans, the president's and the ones lawmakers pitched. while the goals seem to be the same, what we're not clear on at this point are the the details. >> now is the time. >> reporter: starting today lawmakers begin to sort out differences between their immigration plan and president obama's like how long will it take for people liveing here illegal to become citizens. >> some people have been here for 20 or 30 years in limbo. >> it won't be a quick process. >> reporter: five years is enough but lawmakers want to make sure the borders are secure first. that could take longer. >> if this becomes a bidding war to see who comes up with with the easiest, quickest p
a month ago by his superiors in afghanistan but miriam had no idea. she got a call a week ago saying she had won a contest to come to l.a. from germany and see the parade. >> there's no words to describe it. i'm excited they chose my husband, too. it's overwhelming. >> isn't that great? the family will spend the next five days sight seeing in pasadena. >> i don't know about you, the retune i don't know you get that lump in your throat, it's so amazing. >> i get chills. >> i know. you can't -- >> and then i get chills from the weather, too. >> i knew that was coming. >> never misses a chance. >> got a chill in the air tonight. good evening, and happy new year. we're beginning the new year on a very frosty note. this is the scene from treasure island looking at san fransisco. today's high was in the low 50s and clear skies out there. if you look real close, 79% moon, now we traverse on over and look from oakland towards san fransisco. different view there, you have the embarcadero again, and some of the temperatures, currently mid-30s in livermore and santa rosa, loe 40s in the peninsula.
in afghanistan where he pursued a strategic of couerinsurgency. th assigent wod be his la in he military, an article called the run away general which appeared in rolling stone magazine in june 2010 forced his resignation. >> the war is bigger than any one man or woman, whether a private, a general or a president. as difficults a it is to lose general mcchrystal i believe it is the right thing to do for our security. the conguk in the recently published article does not meet the standard that should be set a commandgeneral. it under mines the civilian control of the military that is at the core on our democratic system. and it erodes the trust that's necessary for our team to work together to achieve our objectives in afghanistan. >> rose: i am pleased to have general stanley mcchrystal back at this table. welcome. >> thank you charlie. >> rose: i want to go from today to there and all the way back to west point. there has been an investigation of what happened in the conversation. what was the rest of that investigation? >> without the exact quote, and i do cover it in a book, the dep
to terrorists, it does not extend to criminals, and it does not extend to the mentally ill. >> while wayne lapierre struck a posture less combative than previous press conferences, his views remain questionable, calling for an immediate blanket of security at schools, lapierre dismissed universal background checks, saying criminals would never submit to them. chairman leahy pressed lapierre on background checks and whether and how the nra head had changed his mind on closing gun show loopholes. >> should we have mandatory background checks at gun shows for sales of weapons? >> if you're a dealer, that's already a law. >> that's not my question, please, mr. lapierre, i'm not trying to play games here, but if you could, it would help, just answer my question. >> senator, i do not believe the way the law is working now, unfortunately, that it does any good to extend the law to private sales between hobbyists and collectors. >> so, you do not support mandatory background checks at all in instances at gun shows? >> we do not, because the fact is, the law right now is a failure the way it's working
the international community can achieve. >> reporter: president bowl called the limited operation anybody la a recipe for the future. >> not a single u.s. troop was on the ground. >> reporter: but that light footprint left room for others to step in. zawahiri dispatched a top lieutenant to libya, ordering him to build up al qaeda's network there. mokhtar belmokhtar traveled to libya a little more than a year ago. >> he met with the commandant of one of these camps in southern libya during this time. >> reporter: but algeria may only be the latest link in a chain that leads back to libya. in nearby mali, the u.s. is now aiding france's fight to smash al qaeda. but militants are armed to the teeth and fighting back against french troops. >> mali is the first victim of libya because of the weapon caches that were raided and just about the inability for anyone to stop weapons flying all over. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta issued a warning to those running training camps. >> terrorists should be on notice. that they will find no sanctuary, no refuge, not in algeria, not in north afr
much more coming up at 5:45. >>> new this morning an alarming wakeup call in the south bay. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose where police suspect someone set a house on fire. janine. >> reporter: we're here in willow glen. this neighborhood is a safe neighborhood. looks like an upper middle class neighborhood. two and a half hours ago police and firefighters were called here to this house because it appears that somebody set the door of the house on fire. i don't know if you can tell there it's a little dark but the door is discolored. that is because it has been blackened from the fire. firefighters were called here for a report of a house on fire. when they arrived they found the front door in flames. it was quickly extinguished and the three people inside were unharmed. they determined somebody threw a flammable liquid on the door and then they it will it on fire. >> they were kind of shaken up over the ordeal. this is something that is not normal and they don't know why it happened to them. and they were sleeping at the time. they woke up to a small commotion like a bang on the
, exhausted and emaciated but most of all i felt that neck la l necklace and i ft her down. anybody that read the book can you remember what the first chapter is called. it starts with an,f, failure. that's another thing they really objected to in manhattan. said you can't start a book with the word failure. at least i won that argument. i said you know, our success is originally based in failure and you know what? all of us make mistakes and all of us sometimes fail. sometimes with relationships or investments or fail with jobs. um... i flunked my first driving test when i was 16 and totald the car while parallel parking and some student wills not get into college. really when you fail it's not the end of the road. it's more of an opportunity and away to find a different path. when i come to those moments in life, i think of the perz yen proverb that says when it's dark you can see the star. for those of you that have been there, i failed get a really good sunset picture on,k 2. this is actually a volcano in mexico but i love this climbing photo to end the climing sequence. so, here's our d
advice. who do i call? hey, lara spencer. >> are you ready. >> she's in las vegas shooting an abc/"20/20" special and was head judge for the contest last year. >> we don't have a lot of time. you have a lot to learn. >> reporter: first off, a sneak peek at rehe isles. the contestants are hard at work. i can do this. i wican do this. then lara's off. i'm on my own. this is vegas. it can't be all work. it has to be a little fun. fellow judge, "dancing with the stars" pro cheryl burke and i get to work. >> hopefully, we can go backstage and meet everybody. >> maybe they'll let us play. ka is the spectacular cirque du soleil show. it looks terrifying. death-defying. of course, i had to try it. >> you're in great hands. >> okay, good. >> it's the coolest ing ever. but i'm more nervous than anything i have done. there's more to vegas than going the theater. where are we going now? >> the bellagio. >> reporter: an eight-acre fountain. 22 million gallons of water are launched in a display of up to 30 different songs. wonder how the vongs pick snd you have to take a secret passage way up this
assignment, prince harry suffered through bad press and a scolding from the queen after a wild night in las vegas. as he headed home, the prince took a shot at the press for reporting what he called rubbish. >> let myself down. let my family down, a lot of people down. at the end of the day, one should expect a certain amount of privacy. >> reporter: he was wild about another headline. his brother prince william and his wife kate are expecting a baby. harry says he can't wait to be an uncle. in london, cbs news. >> that's one tough royal. >>> coming up after local news, highlights from president obama's second inauguration ceremony. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." [ cheering ] ♪ [ chanting ] ♪ starting at just 6 bucks. try our new southwestern mac and cheese with grilled chicken served with soup or salad. chili's lunch combos. starting at 6 bucks. more life happens here. i get so worried today when someone in my family gets the flu. fact: advil not only relieves body aches and pains that can come with the flu it also reduces fever fast. relief doe
to las vegas. that will begin his push for immigration reform. he's called this issue the top legislative priority of his second term. >>> and on wednesday, we'll be talking a whole lot about guns. the senate judiciary will hold a hearing on gun violence. their first since president obama announced his new gun patrol proposes. we'll probably hear from lapierre. >>> chuck hagel's nomination hearings begin. nominated by president barack obama for secretary of defense. these could be interesting to watch. reservations by senators of both parties. >>> on thursday, yes, it could be, could be hillary clinton's last day as aersecretary of sta. depends on how the nomination process for her replacement, john kerry, plays out. that could happen on friday. on sunday, the super bowl, of course. the 49ers take on the ravens in new orleans and, just to note, coming off her inauguration lip syncing controversy, beyonce will perform at this year's big half-time show. that is a look at your week ahead. >>> how is this for a family rivalry. the head coaches of the super bowl bond baltimore ravens and the s
is now. >> woodruff: the campaign-style event at a las vegas high school came a day after a bipartisan group of eight u.s. senators put forward their own plan. it calls for creating a path to legal citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people now estimated to be living in the u.s implementing that policy would be contingent on securing the southern border. seven years ago then senator obama the joined a similar effort >> if the compromise that's been discussed and has the agreement of those who were in this room, if that ends up being the bill that is signed into law, it's a win-win for everybody >> woodruff: today president obama praised the new senate effort. he said the path to citizenship must be clear from the start and not just be tied to border security. >> we have to lay out a path, a process that includes passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a penalty, learning english, and then going to the back of the line behind all the folks who are trying to come here legally. that's only fair. right? so that means it won't be a quick process but it will be a fair proces
vaccinated and promptly treat any resident who shows signs of the flu. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. >> axelrod: a group of hackers successfully targeted the computer systemave federal agency today. they called it "operation last resort," and this cyberattack was an exercise in revenge. >> reporter: the shadowy group calling itself anonymous took over the web site of a u.s. sentencing commission, a government agency that advises federal courts. the so-called hack vifts replaced the official text way message that said a line was crossed when internet prodigy aaron swartz killed himself this month. the 26-year-old was facing federal charges for using a computer network at m.i.t. to download millions of research articles. his family and friends say he was driven to suicide by aggressive prosecutors. on youtube anonymous explained its attack. >> with aaron's death, we can wait no longer. the times what come to show the united states department of justice and its affiliates the true meaning of infiltration. >> reporter: the group also claims to have downloaded encrypted government files
of the restaurants, the bachelor farmer, with its own rooftop garden which we see in new york and l.a. another restaurant called union which has an alum from copenhagen. lots of hotels to stay at. minneapolis is having a moment. >> maybe just don't go at the height of winter. but it's a great time. >> people are so nice there. >> wholesome, very nice folks. hello to my in-laws. >> are you on board with nordic cuisine? >> she's on board. >> puerto rico. i love you don't need a passport. what elts makes it great? >> great new hotel, important hotel openings we want to take note of. it dates back to the 1900s. it's just being reopened shortly. and a hotel that someone here is going to, actually, very soon. >> good. >> do i want to out him? >> no. >> this is an inkrcredibly lux hotel. they paired up, doing renditions of favorites like suckling pig. amazingly beautiful. great access to nature. >> succulent pig. >> i got married in puerto rico, by the way. >> you did? >> yes. >> couple of seconds here left. can dachlt one resort town in particular you like. >> outside of quebec city. this was a plac
and doctors will care for the mother. it's called birth tourism. dozens of these houses are scattered across california, operating in the shadows within the suburbs of l.a. pay them thousands and according to their ads, they will help you obtain u.s. citizenship for your newborn. have you been inside? >> yes. >> reporter: arthur chen lives next door to what he calls a maternity hotel. on his street, he sees a lot of pregnant chinese women every day. why would a chinese mother come all the way to america to give birth? >> citizenship. >> reporter: if people from mainland china get an american passport he says their life can be different. potential access to u.s. education and once the child turns 18, says chen, they can help others get green cards and become u.s. citizens. >> not here! >> reporter: neighborhood protests have sprung up around the strait. >> go back to your country! >> reporter: local authorities have busted some of these houses for code violations but not for so-called birth tourism. that's because under current federal laws, it's not illegal. >> legally barred from denying a
downtown san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today in colorado, the final prosecution witness will be called in a hearing on whether the suspected colorado movie theater gunman is competent to stand trial. a detective is due to testify about james holmes' strange behavior after he was arrested. his testimony comes a day after some chilling 911 calls were played in the courtroom. >> shooting at century theaters. they are saying somebody is shooting in the auditorium. >> now, that detective is expected to say that holmes prevended that bags on his hands were puppets. he also says holmes tried to jam a staple into an electrical outlet and that the pupils of his eyes were dilated. southland. we'll take you live to the courthouse in aurora, colorado in our next hour. >>> colleges all over california are preparing for the possibility of a school shooting. coming up at 7:47, the drill for more than dozen two schools that simulated a mass shooting on campus. >>> 7:35. city college of san francisco will likely miss an important deadline to avoid losing its accredita
the fact that on capitol hill, john brennan is not a pop l.a. larr guy. i can't even repeat some the language that descended on my virgin ears when i called people on the hill today because they feel that he is aloof. he is arrogant. they called him some unprintable language. he makes obama look humble. talk about in private meetings. >> bill: it's a personality thing. >> it's a personality thing. >> bill: i don't care about the personality of the cia chief. i want him to be effective. >> bill: it's interesting that graham would say look i'm going to block this enemies you are more forth coming about the libyan thing as you point out brennan has nothing to do with it another thing in addition to gun control that president obama has on his agenda is immigration, cammeron. what is likely to happen there? >> well, your prediction at the top of the show sounded about right. the president is going to outline some of his goals in his inaugural address in now less than two weeks. what's going to end up in legislation is very very unclear. republicans are committed to border security fir
.s. citizenship. we will hear from dan stein and representative from the national council of la raza. we will also take your calls, e- mails and tweets. washington journal, each morning at 7:00 eastern on c- span. the mostit what's famous movie stars -- hollywood's most famous movie stars. all part of the contingent of celebrities in the maritime and set a retirement talents to the national war effort. >> how popular culture presented the war. how was the war presented in movies from the 1940's, comic books, athletic events, tin pan alley and music from the 1940's? this weekend, popular culture of world war ii with randy roberts. saturday night at 8:00 and 10:00 eastern on c-span3. >> national governors' association held its -- held its first state of the state address. the delaware governor and oklahoma governor spoke about how politics in washington affect state governments. during q and a, they discussed immigration, gun control and health care policy. this is an hour. [applause] >> good morning. thank you for coming to what we hope will be an annual address from the chair and by share of the n
legislation, added a president obama will outline his plans during a speech in las vegas. he will be speaking at 2:55 p.m. eastern and southern las vegas. you can watch live coverage on our companion network c-span, followed by your phone calls. >> one can't count the times americans say that we are the best country in the world. what a marvelous list of things. of all the countries, everybody thinks this country is pretty good. why do we have to believe that we are the best? what does that mean? and why do we have to a circuit, all of the time? and what does it mean to other people who consume it? american products go around the world, information products go around the world. so you're served by people from every corner of the world. and we teach them not to like us. gratuitously. >> activist and trans-africa founder randall robinson taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets. in depth three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> all of us work hard for causes way before we got to the white house. the white house just was an enormous push up your i think th
debate. >> a call for an end to ideological intransigence and refusals to compromise was in wayne lapierre's estranged distorted view on an attempt to deface the constitution. >> obama wants to turn the idea of absolutism into a dirty word, just another word for extremism. he wants you, all of you, and americans throughout all of this country, to accept the idea of principles as he sees fit. when absolutes are abandoned for principles, the u.s. constitution becomes a blank slate for anyone's graffiti. >> just to clarify, absolutism, good. principles, bad. hugo, every time wayne lapierre comes out, i think he can't possibly top what he said last time, and yet -- >> that's the best you've seen from wayne lapierre. >> when you stand on principles, the u.s. constitution becomes a blank slate that you can deface with your own ideological graffiti. >> right, sort of gets the urban blight kind of spectacle there, people coming at you. >> loaded metaphors. >> right, right. >> we were talking about this during the break, this, apparently, is a working strategy for the nra. >> it's working for
. >> humberto sanchez is a staff writer for "roll call." >> president obama will be in las vegas tomorrow to outline his immigration policy. our live coverage is here on c- span just before 3:00 eastern. ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit, and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> i had little antennas that pointed up and told me when somebody had their own agenda. >> there is a much influence in the office. it would be a shame to waste it. >> i think they serve as a window on the past to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidante. she is in a way the only person in the world he can trust. >> many of the first ladies, they were writers. journalists, they wrote books. >> they are in many cases more interesting as human being than their husbands. if because they are not first and foremost defined and limited by political ambition. >> dolly was both socially adept
with information to come forward. reporting in san jose, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> former leaders of the l.a. suburb of bell were painted as thieves today as public corruption cases went to trial. the so-called bell six are accused of nearly bankrupting the town to fund their six- figure salaries. prosecutors say the ex-mayor and councilmembers assigned themselves to various special committees and then paid themselves hundreds of dollars for meetings as short as 60 seconds. they say it went on for nearly four years. >> altogether, over $51,000 was paid to each city council member for 20 minutes of work. >> the defendants say all of that was approved by then city manager robert rizzo, who made $8,800,000 a year. he will face his -- $800,000 a year. he will face corruption champs this summer. >>> facebook founder mark zuckerberg is preparing to host a fundraiser for new jersey governor chris christie. zuckerberg and the republican governor have worked closely on education reform in new jersey for the past couple of years. fundraiser for christie's re- electio
-span. president obama called on congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill. speaking in las vegas, he complement the efforts of a bipartisan group of senators announced an immigration reform plan yesterday. >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> thank you so much. thank you. well, it is good to be back in las vegas. [applause] and it is good to be among so many good friends. let me start off by thinking -- hanking everybody at del sol high school for hosting us. [applause] go dragons. let me especially thing your outstanding principal. [applause] there are all kinds of notable guests here but i just want to mention a few. first of all, our outstanding secretary of the department of homeland security, and janet napolitano. [applause] our wonderful secretary of the interior ken salazar. [applause] former secretary of labor, hilda solis. [applause] two of the outstanding members of the congressional delegation from nevada, steve and gina. [applause] your own mayor, carolyn goodman. [applause] we also have some mayors who flew in because they know how important issue we are to talk abo
-- ashley: yes, still a kid. lori: familiar with legos. today at the consumer electronics show in las vegas, the company announced a new feature to the low tech toy called the reptar, a new $350 kid to talk to iphone and itouchs through blue tooth wireless connection. cool. the company says the kit will be available later this year. again, it sounds like a toy for big kids. ashley: that would be me. cheryl casone goes through the last hour of trading with the ceo of athena health, talking about mobile where information is streamlined, patients, doctors, health care providers all getting on the same page. sounds good. a fox business exclusive. "countdown to the closing bell" is next. lori: have a good afternoon. ♪ we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money? if your nk takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medica
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